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Beheading for a ‘Free’ Syria
FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 28, 2013 | Majid Rafizadeh

Posted on 06/28/2013 4:10:04 AM PDT by SJackson

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Beheading for a ‘Free’ Syria

Posted By Majid Rafizadeh On June 28, 2013 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 7 Comments

“Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar.” This chant, meaning “God is great” in Arabic, is repeatedly heard in this barbaric and savage video clip (below). Amidst a crowd of men standing on a small hill, while women and children watch behind, are three kneeling men – supposedly supporters of Assad’s regime – who are beheaded by a large knife. In the background, someone exclaims, “This is the punishment of the Shabiha.” Sabiha, a militia group, has been unleashed by Assad’s regime as a tool for cracking down and suppressing his opposition.  After the gruesome beheading, in which one of the detached heads falls to the side, another rebel yells, “Place the head of that dog straight.” In Middle Eastern Muslim culture, calling someone a dog is considered a grave insult. The beheading by the Islamists, who appear to be imported from another country and are supposedly connected to the Jabhat Al-Nusra front, is a reference to Islamic Sharia law.

Warning: Graphic Content

This recently released video is just one among a plentitude of other videos that draws attention to two significant phenomena. First, the jihadist, Islamist, and Al-Qaeda-affiliated groups have gained substantial control and dominance in various cities in Syria, including Idlib, Aleppo, Homs, and suburbs within Damascus. Secondly, through the operations conducted by the jihadists, Islamists as well as Assad’s regime, the conflict in Syria has increasingly taken sectarian elements; people – particularly minorities – are being slaughtered based solely on their religion. In one video released earlier, a rebel fighter is shown cutting out and biting into the heart of a dead soldier. The leader of these rebels is Khaled Al Hamad, who goes by the nom de guerre Abu Sakkar. Sakar, who is from the Baba Amro district in Homs, is a former senior figure in the Al Farouq Brigade. In this graphic video, Sakar exclaims, with bloody organ in hand, “I swear to God, soldiers of Bashar [referring to the Alawite minority], you dogs – we will eat your heart and livers! God is great! Oh my heroes of Baba Amr, you slaughter the Alawites and take their hearts out to eat them.”

Recently, the Obama administration – after the Syrian conflict entered its third year and long after critical world powers have taken decisive action – has decided to make a policy decision to arm the Syrian rebels. For the last three years, the Obama administration has preferred to use the “wait and see” policy in Syria: avoiding taking robust geopolitical and strategic action against Assad’s regime, avoiding taking a leadership role, and leaving the destiny of Syria to be determined by Russian, Iranian and Hezbollah leaders. Currently, the liberals have been projecting the Obama administration’s current strategy to arm the rebels as a tactically successful policy achievement.

First of all, it is crucial to point out that although the Obama administration has made one of the most significant strategic, geopolitical, and security policy gaffes in the last decade by not taking leadership when the popular uprisings first erupted in Syria, the current and delayed policy decision to arm the rebels will in fact fuel more severe repercussions to U.S. national interest in the Middle East and beyond. Undoubtedly, Syria is the closest military and strategic ally of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as well as a sworn enemy of Israel. If the Obama administration had taken a more robust course of action earlier, when the peaceful uprisings first started, the United States would have been capable of achieving a vital strategic and geopolitical breakthrough by revising Assad’s brutal regime and completely isolating Iran in the region. This would have accumulated further pressure on Iran by shifting the balance of power in the region, eventually leading to the regime’s collapse.

The delayed decision to arm the rebels will result in a more severe backlash against U.S. national and security interests. The reason is that currently the jihadists, Islamists and Al-Qaeda-linked groups are the most dominant, aggressive, and successful forces among the rebel forces throughout Syria. These groups are sworn to turn Syria, Lebanon and Iraq into an uncompromisingly Islamic state, ruled by Islamic and Sharia law. In addition, there is no command-and-control system between other rebel groups. As a result, arming the rebels equates to directly or indirectly financing and arming these terrorist groups who are implementing atrocious practices like beheading and mass execution and other inhumane behaviors.

Although liberals argue that the U.S. will send arms to the “good” rebels, it is nearly impossible to distinguish the “good” rebels from the barbaric ones anymore. It is unrealistic to insure that arms and weapons will fall into the hand of the peaceful revolutionaries; in fact, they are more likely to fall into the hands of the same Islamist and Al-Qaeda-affiliated groups who are slaughtering, beheading, and mass-executing people and pushing for a Sharia-law based Islamist state. These are the severe repercussions of not taking leadership in Syria, adopting a “wait and see” policy, and being among one of the last countries to make a decision on such a strategically and geopolitically critical issue.



TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: assad; beheading; randsconcerntrolls; rop; sharia; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 06/28/2013 4:10:04 AM PDT by SJackson
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video at source


2 posted on 06/28/2013 4:10:23 AM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: SJackson

3 posted on 06/28/2013 4:11:43 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SJackson

MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT... OBAMA AND THE RATS WOULD DO THIS TO ME AND YOU IF THEY COULD FIND A WAY TO GET AWAY WITH IT.

LLS


4 posted on 06/28/2013 4:19:32 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: SJackson

This situation could be resolved in about 7 to 15 minutes.


5 posted on 06/28/2013 4:19:56 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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The video is graphic. If we're going to arm terrorists, we should supply swords and training. Or an axe. And proper attire. The Geneva Convention must have something about cutting prisoner's heads off. This cutting off heads with a knife isn't stylish and unworthy of an ally America. Oh well, at least they're not being waterboarded.


6 posted on 06/28/2013 4:20:11 AM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: SJackson

These are Obama’s and McCain’s people who
cannot wait until they behead every American
after killing what is left of America.


7 posted on 06/28/2013 4:27:34 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SJackson

Saw this horror clip yesterday. At least he changes to a sharper knife midway thru the 2nd beheading. Murderous, subhuman muzlim filth.


8 posted on 06/28/2013 4:28:28 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: SJackson

Supplying arms to only the “good” rebels.

LOL must be burying them with the dead ones.


9 posted on 06/28/2013 4:30:23 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: RedHeeler

We’re going to find out, sooner or later,
If Abdul will pray, to a glowing crater.


10 posted on 06/28/2013 4:30:25 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: LibLieSlayer

The rats and the commie oh so wish they could inflict this kind of tyranny on the ones who oppose his regime.


11 posted on 06/28/2013 4:32:05 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: SJackson

http://www.clarionproject.org/news/syrian-children-tortured-raped-used-human-shields/#fm

The report was completed before the Houla massacre on May 25, when 49 of the 108 victims were said to be children, some as young as two and three, who were shot in the head or had their skulls smashed with blunt instruments.


12 posted on 06/28/2013 4:41:47 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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To: SJackson

Worth watching:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/A3YQANdvvbY


13 posted on 06/28/2013 5:25:25 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: SJackson

Doesn’t matter what side they’re on. Both sides are subhuman bearded savages.


14 posted on 06/28/2013 5:43:04 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: RedHeeler

What is the flight time for a medium yield vehicle?


15 posted on 06/28/2013 5:44:03 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

Really? How would you know? Regardless, of any stupid thing I could say. 30 seconds. How’s them cherries?


16 posted on 06/28/2013 5:51:06 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: Resolute Conservative

Really? How would you know? Regardless, of any stupid thing I could say. 30 seconds. How’s them cherries?


17 posted on 06/28/2013 5:51:28 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: SJackson

This is where I am for indiscriminate and open targeting with HE ordinance or phosphorus rounds. Anyone there needs to be removed.


18 posted on 06/28/2013 5:52:41 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

What the phuck, is a MEDIUM YIELD VEHICLE?


19 posted on 06/28/2013 5:55:12 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: SJackson

snazzy,,,


20 posted on 06/28/2013 5:58:29 AM PDT by Big Red Badger ("don't hurt me , G 'man!")
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To: RedHeeler

A nuke.


21 posted on 06/28/2013 6:07:37 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

No answer, from you big mouth. You queried, and I returned. Got some WP, SQHE- get to it, boy. Or are you just a mis-fire?


22 posted on 06/28/2013 6:08:10 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: Resolute Conservative

No shit. Why would you even ask me, such a dumbazz question?


23 posted on 06/28/2013 6:10:32 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: RedHeeler

What? Answer to what?


24 posted on 06/28/2013 6:12:27 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

Phuck! A short round, cover your eyes girls. It might explode at any moment, but not likely. You want to talk about ordinance, talk. Don’t ever bs me, again.


25 posted on 06/28/2013 6:21:18 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: RedHeeler

Are you ok? I don’t think I was bs’ing you. I guess I will just move on until you get your meds refilled or stop drinking so early in the AM. Have a nice day.


26 posted on 06/28/2013 6:24:40 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

Good.


27 posted on 06/28/2013 6:36:14 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: SJackson
Very little of the coverage about Syria deals with the fact that this is basically a sectarian conflict..Sunni v. Shia

Figuring out who to support is like the old joke:

Q: What do you call a bus full of lawyers driving off a cliff?
A: A good start..

28 posted on 06/28/2013 8:54:07 AM PDT by ken5050 (Due to all the WH scandals, MSNBC is changing its slogan from "Lean Forward" to "BOHICA")
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To: Travis McGee
"...We’re going to find out, sooner or later,
If Abdul will pray, to a glowing crater..."

Sooner, I hope. We can only hope and plan, and protect ourselves and our Country! ........................................................ FRegards

29 posted on 06/28/2013 12:23:05 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: SJackson

When growing up I always wondered how those who were beheaded for their Christian faith during the tribulation would be killed. I imagined the French guillotine because that is all I knew.


30 posted on 06/28/2013 1:43:25 PM PDT by huldah1776
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